garden at Gachsar
From left to
right: Farhod, Kayvan, Manouch (the director of the Sharhnaz Village
Coop), & Pouran
This beautiful sleepy village is located
at Km 50 of Chaloos Road. It is inhabited by 680 people, 327 of which
are women. The village also contains a palace built in the early
1900''s as a summer palace for one of the Qajar kings.
is located at Km 35 of Chaloos Road. It
contains beautiful gardens and a shrine for Imamzadeh Ibrahim, whose
exact lineage and dates are unknown.
is located at Km 68 of Chaloos Road. The
village contains a palace built by Reza Shah during the construction of
Kandevan tunnel in the 1930's which currently serves a hotel.
is located at Km 52 of Chaloos Road. The
village contains the remains of a fort dating back to Saljuq period.
Leilestan is located at Km 35 of Chaloos Road and possesses
beautiful natural scenery.
Dizin and Gajereh
possess great ski slopes during the
winter months where skiers can enjoy the rare combination of good snow
and a moderate climate on most days.
is a tiny village located at Km
53 of Chaloos Road which contains a mausoleum dating back to the Mongol
period some 700 years ago.